Föreläsning av Kyriakos Markides

Minorities, Aging, and Health
in the United States

Professor Kyriakos S. Markides joined the Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health at the University of Texas Medical Branch in 1982, where he is currently The Annie and John Gnitzinger Professor of Aging and Director of the Division of Sociomedical Sciences. Dr. Markides is Editor of the Journal of Aging and Health which he founded in 1989. From 1989 to 1993 he served on the Mental Disorders of Aging Study Section of NIMH, and has served NIA, NIMH, and other Institutes and Agencies as ad hoc member of study sections and consultant on aging, especially in minority populations. He is currently a member of the Council of Behavioral Sciences Section of the Gerontological Society of America and of the Science Board of the American Public Health Association. He is the author or co-author of over 160 publications, most of which deal with Hispanic aging issues. He is currently Principal Investigator of an NIA funded study of the health of 3,050 older Mexican Americans in the five Southwestern states.

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Tid: torsdagen den 18 maj, kl 18.00
Plats: Äldrecentrum, Olivecronas väg 4, 5 tr, Stockholm (Sabbatsbergsområdet vid Dalagatan)
Anmälan: senast den 11 maj till Marianne Winqvist,
tel. 018-471 14 84, fax 018-471 11 70, e-post: Marianne.Winqvist@soc.uu.se